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Old 08-14-2015, 11:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
MetroMPG
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Location: 1000 Islands, Ontario, Canada
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 52.07 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)

Appliance car - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage ES (base)
90 day: 66.16 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by HalfBreed View Post
I am already having fun trying to beat my last tank averages.
That's the spirit. Imagine how much more fun it'll be when you can play that game on a trip-by-trip basis or on the regular commute to school. It's definitely worthwhile picking up some sort of gauge. Instant feedback is a great motivator.

Feel free to make a garage page and start posting your mileage, too.

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I am hoping to do all of my fabricating and design myself.
Since your goal is saving money and you're already driving a 50 mpg car, that's pretty well a must. The payback on mods gets longer and longer the more efficient you make it.

Let us know when you start your mods!
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Project MPGiata! Mods for getting 50+ MPG from a 1990 Miata
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: 70 MPG in my ecomodded, dirt cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage.
Ecodriving test: Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown



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has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage
www.MetroMPG.com - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners
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